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MOL Launches New Services for Asia and Australia Network

MOL Launches New Services for Asia and Australia Network
Danny Gill

Mitsui O.S.K. Lines (MOL) today announced the launch of new services between Asia and Australia under a new vessel sharing agreement with other major carriers, effective May 2017.

The new Asia-Australia Express is a pendulum service which will connect Northeast Asia to Australia and Southeast Asia to Australia. The new service will be jointly operated by MOL and Maersk Line. MOL will operate three ships and Maersk will operate nine ships and it will serve as a replacement for the existing AU2 and AAB/AAT services. The first sailings will be commenced in May 2017 and the port rotation will be as follows: Yokohama, Osaka, Busan, Qingdao, Shanghai, Ningbo, Brisbane, Sydney, Melbourne, Adelaide, Fremantle, Tanjung Pelepas, Singapore, Laem Chabang, Tanjung Pelepas, Singapore, Fremantle, Adelaide, Melbourne, Sydney, Brisbane, Yokohama.

The new China-Taiwan-Australia Express (CAE service), connecting China, Taiwan and Australia, will be jointly operated by Hamburg Sud, Maersk and Mediterranean Shipping Company (MSC). The CAE service will serve as a replacement of the existing AU1 service. The new service will commence sailings in May 2017, and will include the ports of Kaohsiung, Xiamen, Nansha, Hong Kong, Yantian, Melbourne, Sydney, Brisbane, and Kaohsiung.

In addition, MOL’s existing NZ1 and NZ2 services will also be enhanced by adding Brisbane port of calls in NZ1 service and Sydney port of calls in NZ2 service. The NZ1 service will now be the following: Tanjung Pelepas, Singapore, Brisbane, Tauranga, Lyttelton, and Tanjung Pelepas. The NZ2 follows suit by changing its service route to the following: Tanjung Pelepas, Singapore, Sydney, Wellington, Napier, Auckland, and Tanjung Pelepas.

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Danny Gill

Danny is currently a Contributing Writer for Airfreight Logistics and Logistics Manager (LM) and is quite the foodie. He’s always on the hunt for new and exciting dishes to sample, and is never one to back down from a spicy challenge. His travels have taken him around the world, and he’s been able to experience many different cultures (and food).

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